|1||Civilian aircraft, parts||$225.73 M|
|2||Aircraft, Spacecraft, Satellites||$181.28 M|
|3||Medicines in individual dosages||$130.99 M|
|4||Exports military apparel, military equipment||$36.22 M|
|5||Computer chips||$34.44 M|
|6||Cell phones, related equipment||$27.36 M|
|7||Misc. chemical elements used in electron, disc waf||$26.84 M|
|9||Clasps, Buckles, Hooks Etc, Beads & Spang, B 8308||$17.93 M|
|10||Photo-sensitive semi-conductors, parts||$15.71 M|
|1||Value added to a returned import||$151.59 M|
|2||Aircraft engines, engine parts||$109.57 M|
|4||Transmission shafts, bearings, gears||$16.14 M|
|5||Power supplies, transformers||$14.78 M|
|6||Compasses and similar navigational instruments||$10.79 M|
|7||Insulated wire, cable||$9.41 M|
|8||Parts for electrical supplies||$9.15 M|
|9||Aircraft, Spacecraft, Satellites||$8.1 M|
|10||Defense-related aircraft, parts||$7.99 M|
Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, Ariz.’s trade decreases 5.5 percent through October
Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, Ariz.’s trade with the world fell 5.5 percent, from $1.48 billion to $1.4 billion through the first 10 months of 2018 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.
During the same time period, the nation’s total trade was $3.51 trillion, with exports at $1.39 trillion and imports at $2.12 trillion. The nation’s total trade increased 9.25 percent compared to the same period last year. Exports rose 8.95 percent and imports rose 9.44 percent.
Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, Ariz. ranked No. 135 for total trade among the nation’s roughly 450 airports, seaports and border crossings through October of 2018. During the same period of 2017 it ranked No. 131. It finished No. 133 in the last full year.
The nation’s top five “ports” — airports, seaports and border crossings — so far this year, by value, are Port of Los Angeles; Port Laredo; Chicago O’Hare International Airport; John F. Kennedy International Airport and Port of Newark.
Through October Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, Ariz.’s top trade parters were No. 1 United Kingdom, No. 2 Saudi Arabia, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 Switzerland . Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by United Kingdom, Germany, Mexico, United Arab Emirates and France, respectively.
Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:
- Trade with No. 1 United Kingdom fell 23.35 percent to $291.23 million.
Exports fell 26.72 percent to $227.42 million. Imports fell 8.32 percent to $63.8 million.
- Trade with No. 2 Saudi Arabia rose 4655.51 percent to $185.13 million.
Exports rose 4687.28 percent to $185.08 million. Imports rose 67.14 percent to $44,749.
- Trade with No. 3 Germany fell 45.95 percent to $126.59 million.
Exports fell 24.66 percent to $29.57 million. Imports fell 50.23 percent to $97.03 million.
- Trade with No. 4 Mexico fell 41.98 percent to $119.56 million.
Exports fell 25.75 percent to $19.96 million. Imports fell 44.41 percent to $99.6 million.
- Trade with No. 5 Switzerland rose 306.2 percent to $71.98 million.
Exports rose 2072.03 percent to $64.98 million. Imports fell 52.53 percent to $6.99 million.
Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, Ariz.’s top five trading partners through October accounted for 56.75 percent of its trade with the world.
Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, Ariz. had trade surpluses with 92 countries and deficits with 25 through October. That compares with 92 surpluses and 31 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through October of this year were with Saudi Arabia, $185.04 million; United Kingdom, $163.62 million; and Switzerland, $57.99 million. The top three deficits through October of this year were with Mexico, $79.63 million; Germany, $67.46 million; and Thailand, $23.73 million.
Through October it’s top exports were Civilian aircraft, parts; Aircraft, Spacecraft, Satellites; Medicines in individual dosages; Exports military apparel, military equipment; and Computer chips, in that order. Those accounted for 67.94 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Value added to a returned import; Aircraft engines, engine parts; Computers; Transmission shafts, bearings, gears; and Power supplies, transformers, accounting for 64.3 percent of all inbound shipments.
Looking more closely at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, Ariz.’s exports:
- Civilian aircraft, parts rose 37.56 percent compared to last year to $225.73 million.
- Aircraft, Spacecraft, Satellites totaled $181.28 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
- Medicines in individual dosages fell 18.89 percent compared to last year to $130.99 million.
- Exports military apparel, military equipment rose 97.21 percent compared to last year to $36.22 million.
- Computer chips fell 22.71 percent compared to last year to $34.44 million.
On the import side:
- Value added to a returned import fell 54.44 percent compared to last year to $151.59 million.
- Aircraft engines, engine parts fell 41.53 percent compared to last year to $109.57 million.
- Computers rose 92.25 percent compared to last year to $32.07 million.
- Transmission shafts, bearings, gears fell 55.95 percent compared to last year to $16.14 million.
- Power supplies, transformers rose 22.97 percent compared to last year to $14.78 million.
Last year Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, Ariz. posted total trade with the world of $1.53 billion. The Port’s surplus was $127.12 million . At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Canada, Germany, Iceland, Norway and The Netherlands. Exports totaled $828.28 million and imports came to $701.16 million.